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Antibody Tests Disappoint Public After Months

In April, during the height of the coronavirus lockdown, Trump administration health experts hailed a test that would confirm if someone had already had...

Iron Deficiency During Infancy May Reduce Vaccinations’ Efficacy

Amid the Covid-19 pandemic, the researchers have found that iron deficiency during infancy may reduce the protection that vaccinations provide. Findings from two clinical studies...

Indian Pharmacopoeia Removes Animal Tests, PETA Welcomes Move

The Indian Pharmacopoeia Commission has removed the 'abnormal toxicity test' from the human vaccine monographs of the Indian Pharmacopoeia - the official compilation of...

TB, Measles, Polio Vaccines Might Provide Protection From COVID-19

By Steve Baragona As the world waits for a COVID-19 vaccine, scientists are testing whether shots already in use for other diseases might provide some...

Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine May Not Increase Risk of More Severe Disease: Study

A series of studies in mice of Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine lent some assurance that it may not increase the risk of more severe disease,...

UNICEF Warns That COVID-19 Crisis Prevents Shipment of Vaccines for Children

By Lisa Schlein The U.N. Children’s Fund warns that COVID-19 mitigation measures are preventing the shipment of vaccines to dozens of developing countries, putting the lives...

ICMR Claims More Than 40 COVID-19 Vaccines Under Development

The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) said, here on Sunday, more than 40 vaccines were under development but none had reached the next...

People Receive Misinformation Regarding Vaccines on Social Media, Says Study

Researchers have found that people who rely on social media for information were more likely to be misinformed about vaccines than those who rely...

Pinterest to Combat Misinformation about Vaccines by Showing Only Information from Health Organizations

Pinterest said it would try to combat misinformation about vaccines by showing only information from health organizations when people search. Social media sites have been...

Pakistan Dependent on India for Imports of Anti-Rabies and Anti-Venom Vaccines

Pakistan is dependent on India for imports of anti-rabies and anti-venom vaccines as its National Institute of Health (NIH) is incapable of manufacturing the...

Cervical Cancer Vaccines Show Major Impact on Stopping Infections

Vaccination against the virus that causes almost all cervical cancer is having a major impact on stopping infections and should significantly reduce cases of...

Richer Countries Show Lower Trust in Vaccines

The majority of people worldwide think vaccines are safe but the doubters make it impossible to win the war on preventable illnesses. A global survey...

Two-Wave U.S. Flu Season is Now the Longest in Ten Years

Three months ago, this flu season was shaping up to be short and mild in the U.S. But a surprising second viral wave has...

Philippines Loses Confidence In Vaccination After Dengue Crisis: Report

The ability to fight future pandemics could be at risk following a plunge in public confidence in vaccines in the Philippines, according to...

An Experimental Vaccine to Treat Malaria

After decades of disappointment in efforts to develop a malaria vaccine, researchers are starting to see promise in a new approach. While most vaccines trigger...

Researchers Bust Myths Surrounding Vaccination

The scientific community has long acknowledged that vaccination work and have saved millions of lives. However, a vocal community, particularly in the U.S., believes...

Doctors Discovered Antibodies to Fight Ebola

In 1995, a patient sick with the Ebola virus, in what was then called Zaire and is now the Democratic Republic of the Congo,...

Congo’s New Ebola Outbreak Is A Great Risk: WHO

Preparations are being made to send thousands of Ebola vaccines next week to North Kivu, the site of the latest outbreak of this deadly...

Two New Ways To Prevent Cholera: Microbes Fighting Microbes

Two promising new ways to prevent cholera are on the horizon. One is an entirely new kind of vaccine. The other is as simple...

Health Workers Have Something New To Offer For Ebola: A Vaccine

  Irene Mboyo Mola spent 11 days caring for her husband as he died of Ebola in a hospital where she said nurses were too...

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